Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Welcome to the Hispanic Heritage web page. Hillsborough County Public Schools is honored to recognize National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15. Our district believes that the cultures of all students and their families are important. Therefore, this month, we celebrate and give tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made major positive contributions to the United States, our local communities, and the world.
We would like to share some of the Hispanic Heritage events that are celebrated in our district and in the community. Additionally, you will find some valuable information and resources that will help support our Hispanic students and their families. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or ideas. We are here to serve you. Thank you.
Bienvenido a la página web de “Hispanic Heritage”. Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Hillsborough tienen el honor de reconocer el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre. Nuestro distrito cree que las culturas de todos los estudiantes y sus familias son importantes. Por lo tanto, este mes, celebramos y rendimos homenaje a los hispanoamericanos que han hecho importantes contribuciones positivas a los Estados Unidos, a nuestras comunidades locales y al mundo.
Nos gustaría compartir algunos de los eventos de la Herencia Hispana que se celebran en nuestro distrito y en la comunidad. Además, encontrará información valiosa y recursos que ayudarán a apoyar a nuestros estudiantes hispanos y sus familias. Por favor, no dude en ponerse en contacto con nosotros con cualquier pregunta o idea. Estamos aquí para servirle. Gracias.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Pasos al Futuro
Latinos in Action (LIA)
HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATIONS - SCHOOL EVENTS
|SCHOOL||DESCRIPTION||DATE||TIME & LOCATION|
|Franklin Middle||Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration: Students will learn about Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso’s creations, make mini piñatas, learn the Hispanic influence of boxing, and listen to our BPA band play Hispanic music.||9/21||9 am - 12 pm
Franklin Boys Preparatory Academy
|Hillsborough High||Daily announcements of successful Latinos read by a Latino student during morning announcements.||Daily||Morning Announcements|
|Hillsborough High||Informational slides will be mailed out through Ideas internal for teachers to use as they can include in their lessons, either as bellwork, or perhaps one day a week of enrichment.||Daily||Ideas Internal|
|Hillsborough High||Hispanic Heritage celebration on October 11 in historic HHS auditorium: Que Siga La Tradition (Let the Tradition Continue) featuring members of the Latino Success Club, during 4th and 6th period.||10/11||4th and 6th Period
|Hillsborough High||During last week of Hispanic Heritage Month, teachers of Hispanic descent will dress one day in their native attire and/or in support of their favorite soccer team.||Last Week of Hispanic Heritage Month||School Wide|
|Memorial Middle||Students will be attending this event through their social studies classes as we did last year and are expected to learn something new about each of the countries that are represented. The beginning of each period event there is hopes to have some type of performer before having the students go "Country to Country". Once students are done with their assignment they may enjoy the festivities through dancing and a photobooth.||10/4||All Day
|Memorial Middle||150 students will be selected to attend this event by their Social Studies teachers based on their performance and behavior during the Cultural Event the previous week. This event will be catered by our students and their families and from generous companies offering catering services or donations to purchase the food.||10/10||2:30 - 4:21 pm
|Mort Elementary||Each grade level has been assigned a country that is greatly represented by our student population here at Mort. Each grade level will be responsible for researching and decorating their area with information from their country.||Week of September 23||School Wide|
|Mort Elementary||Twitter Challenge: tweet and post any Hispanic Heritage related activities you are doing in your class or with a group of students with the hashtag #SomosMort which means we are Mort in Spanish and remember to tag (@olgagarcia3913) and our school (@MortElementary)||9/15 - 10/15||Online|
|Mort Elementary||We will playing music that celebrates each country as the students walk in.||9/23 - 9/27||School Wide|
|Riverhills Elementary||Students are encouraged to learn about an influential person of Hispanic heritage and create a display (poster, brochure, diorama…) to share during Spanish class the week of Sept. 30th - Oct. 4th. They are welcomed and encouraged to dress up as that person on the day they share their project. Also, if they would like, they can present their project during the morning show.||9/30 - 10/4||Spanish Classes|
|Riverhills Elementary||Biographies during the morning show||9/30 - 10/4||8:30 am
|Walker Middle||We will be making Ojo de Dios with the 6th graders next week to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! We will learn a little bit about the culture and then learn how to make them. After they're all done, we're going to hang them up in the hallway and in the classroom to decorate!||Week of 9/23||Hallway and Classrooms|
|Walker Middle||Beginning Spanish students will be researching a famous hispanic person and writing an IB Research Paper on their contributions. Their paper will also include a visual that will either be a doll, poster or magazine cover. In addition to this, students will be making maracas using decopauge and painting illustrations on the maracas that represent them and their personality, which coincides with a previous Spanish writing assignment.||9/15 - 10/15||Spanish Classes|